JJ’s Place Bakery & Ice Cream

JJ’s Place Bakery & Ice Cream

JJ’s Place Bakery & Ice Cream This weekend we went to check out JJ’s Place after I read rave reviews about the giant ice cream sandwiches. The bakery offers various cakes, coffee and cookie ice cream sandwiches. For just $2.95, you choose 2 cookie flavors and an ice cream flavor. I chose snickerdoodle and chocolate […]

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale) Din Tai Fung opened it’s third Los Angeles branch last week, located at The Americana in Glendale. One thing that made this opening particularly exciting is the offering of truffle dumplings, the only Din Tai Fung location in the US currently offering them. In addition to offering truffle […]

Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe

Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe

Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe Cocohodo opened recently inside Zion Market. I had been really curious about this cafe for months, mainly because of my sweet tooth. I’ve never visited any of the other locations, so I didn’t really know what to expect. I had imagined a cafe selling various walnut pastries. However, it’s actually just […]

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty I’ve documented my obsession with brick toast quitea few times on this blog already. A few months back, I saw that E & Drink would soon be offering a brick toast option. When I tried to order it, they told me they didn’t have it yet and didn’t have any […]

Vessel Restaurant inside Kona Kai Resort

Vessel Restaurant inside Kona Kai Resort

Vessel Restaurant inside Kona Kai Resort   The Kona Kai Resort in San Diego recently underwent more than $20 million of renovations. Last month, Mr. K and I were invited to check out the revamped Vessel Restaurant for a 6-course dinner tasting event. Tomato & Burrata I really love burrata cheese. The burrata served during […]

The Haven Pizzeria

The Haven Pizzeria

The Haven Pizzeria   This weekend I went to check out The Haven Pizzeria with CC of Pink Candles at Ridgemont High. I’ve heard a lot of good buzz about the pizzeria and I’m always looking to try out new pizza spots. Located in the Kensington area, there was plenty of free street parking as […]

Lil’ Orbits

Lil’ Orbits

Lil’ Orbits Mr. K and I recently went to check out Lil’ Orbits, a small donut shop that makes mini made-to-order doughnuts. Lil Orbits is actually the name of a brand of portable mini doughnut machines which can be used for food vendors, though here it is an actual storefront. A dozen small donuts are […]

belVita Breakfast Biscuits

belVita Breakfast Biscuits

belVita Breakfast Biscuits Breakfast in a cookie form? Yes please! Recently I was given some samples of belVita Breakfast Biscuits to try. What immediately appealed to me was the form. Crunchy Biscuit cookies. So far all the on-the-go breakfast choices I’ve seen come in some sort of bar form. I’m not much of a fan […]

Trader Joe’s May Edition

Trader Joe’s May Edition

Trader Joe’s May Edition Trader Joe recently came out with another Fearless Flyer, which prompted a few visits for me. Here are some of the highlights from my shopping trips: Kumato I’d never heard of a Kumato before until my Fearless Flyer ad. They are greenish brown rather than red. They ripen from the inside […]

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos)

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos)

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos) We don’t make our way over to San Marcos often, so when we were in the area last time, I tried to maximize our visit by stopping by the Phil’s BBQ location in San Marcos. This was our first time visiting this location, and I was surprised to find that the […]